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Old New Orleans Rum Distillery

2815 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA
504-945-9400
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Ranked #44 of 177 Activities in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Factory Tours, Distilleries
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Celebration Distillery, located in the Gentilly area of New Orleans, is the Oldest Premium Rum Distillery in US and the only in Louisiana. Tours... more » Owner description: Celebration Distillery, located in the Gentilly area of New Orleans, is the Oldest Premium Rum Distillery in US and the only in Louisiana. Tours Times:Monday-Friday at 12pm, 2pm & 4pmSaturdays at 2pm & 4pm. The cost is $10/person. Call to book complimentary transportation from the French Quarter Monday-Friday. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had an amazing experience at the Old New Orleans Rum distillery. That we were able to tour the actual distillery and see how the process is done from beginning to end was great. We used the free shuttle from the French Quarter and our driver JEFF was awesome. He told us history and good spots to try out on... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

For $10 per person, you can get a pickup from the Quarter and an hour long distillery tour plus rum tastings. Excellent deal! Staff was friendly and informative, history/process of the distillery interesting, and the rum was tasty! Would definitely recommend a visit here when going to NOLA.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We toured the old new Orleans rum distillery in August '14 and were greeted with friendly staff and a welcoming atmosphere (complimentary Cajun spiced rum and sweet tea). Our tour guide was phenominal and very comforting in an otherwise unsettling part of New Orleans. He was very knowledgeable about the distillation process just as their website suggests and did not... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

You couldn't ask for a more friendly staff. We made the mistake of driving ourselves to the distillery. We loved the welcome committee and the nice cups of tea before during and after our tour. We could have used the shuttle service back to our hotel, we so warm and toasty from all of that tea! The parking is almost... More

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The tour kicked off with a huge glass of NOLA rum ice tea. Being as rum fan, I ended up giving it to my husband, for I was unable to finish it, so much of it was there! It was really delicious though! We were shown around the distillery, and the guide was really informative and fun, we thoroughly enjoyed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Had a great tour with Jeff. He sure knows his stuff and is very friendly and personable. For 10 dollars a person, you sure have a great time. Highly recommended.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My daughter and I visited the distillery on Thursday afternoon. I called about ordering on line and was told to just come on in. I map quested the location and drove by on our way in to New Orleans. No one ever implied it was walking distance from the French Quarter. The drive took us through some lovely neighborhoods. We... More

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Naperville, Illinois, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Loved the tour, and the guide was very entertaining and informative. Great local distilling especially after surviving the hurricane

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Thought this would be fun to do with my college age son. We had a blast. We were picked up in a full van and after a quick drive were at a small warehouse. The tasting room is fun, has some great art, and holds about 20 people. We were served iced tea and their spiced rum - delicious. We... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

What's not to love about drinking in the middle of the day? Although not located in the action of the French Quarter, it's only a 10 minute drive away, no car, no problem. They have a shuttle service from the French Quarter for FREE just call to schedule a pick-up time. Jeff the driver was sooooo knowledge about the city... More

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